Feb 26, 2013 11:00am PST
.a.r.t. station where dallas used to sit. >> he was a really sweet man. he always helped those around him, whoever needed it. he always helped me and i always helped him. he did lead a quiet life. >> reporter: at 77 years old, he sold the chronicle and other papers for decades. >> the victim was working, had taken a break on the sidewalk, a suspect approached him, said something to the victim then put him down on the concrete. >> reporter: he suffered hip injuries and after weeks in the hospital, he died. the investigation now a homicide. customers today left flowers saying they can't believe it. >> pretty awful, particularly you know, you don't really expect that in this area particularly. and you know, you hear about these stories of people being pushed in front of trains in new york and that kind of stuff. i haven't heard of anything like this. it's really awful. >> reporter: it was 11:00 a.m., the financial district. witnesses got him back on his feet. miller believes ayers may have been robbed. his wall let was missing, but investigators say they don't believe anything was taken. what is gone
Feb 13, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> that neighbor also tells us they believe that he used to be an engineer at a tech company but had not been working for some time. now back out here live outside bashham's residence here on humboldt avenue. the homes around here were evacuated when they found the bombmaking material and during the detonation of that material. but the residents have been allowed back home. everyone within this neighborhood is here. they're allowed to be here. right now they say there is no danger. they just want to go back inside and make sure there's nothing they might have missed last night. reporting live in santa clara, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >>> the aclu is making serious accusations against the fbi for a plan in oakland. he was arrested at a bank of america. he's accused of trying to detonate a bomb he put together with an undercover fbi agent posing as an accomplice, but the aclu is crying foul. the organization says more frequently in terrorist sting operations the fbi not only puts vast majority of that bomb together, it says the agency creates the plots where the bomb will be used. >> they'